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Production Operatives - 6 Month Fixed Term Contract

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Date: 17-Sep-2022

Location: Dublin - Kylemore, Dublin - Kylemore, IE

Company: Britvic



At Britvic we’re on a journey to become the most dynamic soft drinks company. As one of the UK’s leading players in the FMCG market we pride ourselves on setting high standards, being courageous and pushing ourselves to think outside the bottle.
Britvic Ireland is one of the leading soft drinks companies in Ireland.  We have a proud brand history that spans over 240 years! Our powerful portfolio includes iconic Irish brands such as Ballygowan, MiWadi, Club and TK which have been trusted and enjoyed for many years. 
We have operations in Great Britain, Ireland, France & Brazil and have been taking our brands around the world, exporting to over 50 countries and working with carefully chosen partners to franchise our brands.  
About the Role
As Factory Operator, you will operate machinery in the safest and most effective manner, driving activity to maintain and improve performance standards whilst leading continuous improvement through all BWS activities. This position fulfils a “Non-Core Champion Role” to integrate functional requirements with operational, providing role model behaviour to others. 
The role is a fixed term contract for 6 months. 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Comply with company policies and statutory regulations for health and safety.
  • Take accountability for the day to day performance of your personal area of operation and influence.
  • Contribute to ensuring that factory targets are met with regard to OE, SKU adherence, Wastage minimisation, Quality, Health and Safety and Overhead Cost Control.
  • Ensure Housekeeping and Hygiene standards are met and constantly maintained across the site.
  • Provide a role model example within the team for attitude, contribution and team working.
  • Operate equipment in accordance with best practice complying with Health and Safety rules and regulations and Britvic Policies and Procedures.
  • Lead BWS activities and take responsibility for team performance and involvement.
  • Undertake rudimentary maintenance tasks, to drive efficiency of product and size changeovers of equipment within designated team.
  • Within the remit of the Non-Core Role, represent team requirements with the sponsoring function, organise team activities to support the achievement of functional targets and provide feedback through individual and team briefings on objectives and progress.
  • Within the remit of the Non-Core Role, provide the primary liaison between the operations team and the sponsoring function through the appropriate co-ordinator.
  • Be the primary liaison with the leadership team regarding team performance and KPI target progression.
  • Provide specific support and guidance when required for the development of others on equipment and BWS activities within designated team.     
Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:
  • Direct Manufacturing Operational experience working in a fast paced, Consumer goods environment
  • Previous skills in the theory and application of TPM and improvement principles whilst in the operation/control of machinery
  • Working knowledge of SAP
  • Excellent, communication, team support and  facilitation skills
  • Sound knowledge of manufacturing processes
  • Sound knowledge of HSE processes and application
  • Understanding of BWS and continuous improvement activities
  • Working knowledge and application of first line engineering/lubrication procedures
Key Behaviours:
  • Takes pride in their approach to work
  • Has a clear, consistent focus on improving ways of working
  • Supports a culture of continuous improvement
  • Takes a positive role in developing the skills of others
  • Motivates others to work together through effective team work
  • Takes personal responsibility to ensure results are delivered
  • Leaving cert or equivalent
  • Basic Hygiene Certificate
  • ISO HACCPS Systems

We believe we are stronger together and that’s why we’re committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and employees. We know that by building a truly inclusive environment where everyone feels celebrated, safe and respected - diversity and wellbeing will naturally thrive

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